Allen Andrew Underwood

16 January 1853–9 March 1929 (Age 76)
Anderson, Madison, Indiana, United States

The Life of Allen Andrew

When Allen Andrew Underwood was born on 16 January 1853, his father, James M Underwood, was 27 and his mother, Mary Ann Byfield, was 22. He married Genora Isabell Collins on 19 March 1889, in Kokomo, Howard, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Flat Rock Township, Bartholomew, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Columbia Township, Jennings, Indiana, United States in 1900. He died on 9 March 1929, in Anderson, Madison, Indiana, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Anderson, Madison, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Allen Andrew Underwood
Genora Isabell Collins
Marriage: 19 March 1889
John William Underwood
Max L. Underwood
Un-named Underwood
Edith Eleanor Underwood
Nola Underwood

Spouse and Children

19 March 1889
Kokomo, Howard, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings

    James M Underwood





World Events (8)

1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 3

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 22

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived near or in a wood, from Middle English under + wude, wode ‘wood’, or a habitational name from any of various places so named, for example in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, and the former county of Ayrshire (from Old English under + wudu).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Allen Underwood, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Allen A Underwood in household of George W Underwood, "United States Census, 1870"
  • A A Underwood, "United States Census, 1920"

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